All the presidents' bankers: the hidden alliances that drive American power

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"All The Presidents' Bankers is a compelling narrative of how a small group of private bankers and their financial institutions shaped America's economy and its global position since the start of the twentieth century. Through personal, political and professional networks, these bankers strategically exercised, and continue to exercise, disproportionate control over the destiny of billions of people. Nomi Prins offers an explosive account of how this came to be, and how the banks continue to influence the world economy and dominate government. Aligning the complex relationships between political and financial leaders since the early 1900s, Prins exposes the elite bankers that served as unelected leaders and confidants, acting as a shadow government concealed behind the US presidency from Wilson to Obama. With eye-opening correspondence culled from Presidential libraries across the country, against a timeline of two world wars and multiple market crashes, All The Presidents' Bankers traces the shocking consequences of a system in which there is no line between public office and private power"--
Examines the relationships between political and financial power-holders to argue that elite bankers have been operating as shadow governments behind U.S. presidencies and acting as the unelected leaders of the twentieth century.
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title All the presidents' bankers : the hidden alliances that drive American power
title_display All the presidents' bankers : the hidden alliances that drive American power
title_full All the Presidents' Bankers The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power, All the presidents' bankers : the hidden alliances that drive American power / Nomi Prins, All the presidents' bankers : the hidden alliances that drive American power [electronic resource] / Nomi Prins
title_short All the presidents' bankers :
title_sort all the presidents' bankers the hidden alliances that drive american power
title_sub the hidden alliances that drive American power
topic Alliances Political aspects United States History, BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History, Bankers Political activity United States History 20th Century, Bankers Political activity United States History 20th century, Bankers Political activity United States History 21st Century, Bankers Political activity United States History 21st century, Business, HISTORY / United States / 20th Century, History, Nonfiction, POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / General, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / General, Politics, Power (Social sciences) United States History, Presidents United States History 20th century, Presidents United States History 21st century, United States Economic policy, United States Politics and government 2001-2009, United States Politics and government 2009-, United States Politics and government 20th century
topic_facet Alliances, Bankers, Business, Economic policy, History, Nonfiction, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / General, Political activity, Political aspects, Politics, Politics and government, Power (Social sciences), Presidents